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Kneaded Knowledge Training

September 16, 2017


Kneaded Knowledge – Guider Stream Training

(formerly called “It’s Magenta”)

Deadline to Register: Sept 2

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When: Saturday, Sept 16, 2017, start at 9:00 a.m.

Where: Mennonite Church: 1305 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, B.C.

Who should take these modules?

  • All new Guiders:  Here is the help we promised you!
  • Guiders who are working with a new Branch
  • Guiders who have not done this training before!
  • We are also offering OAL Residential, Safe Guide & Financial Management for those who want to take girls camping, need to fulfill the required Safe Guide Training, or will be working with unit funds.

Why should I take these modules?

  • They will make your job easier!
  • They will help you understand the girls you are working with, the needs of their age level.
  • They will help you understand your program and how to work with it more effectively.
  • You will meet other Guiders and resource people, get new ideas & have FUN!!

Cost:   $20 for full day including lunch (coffee, tea and snacks available all day to all participants). Districts will be billed for the participant cost.

What modules will be offered?

Guider Training (All Day):

About the Girl – An introduction to the age characteristics and specific needs of the girls in their branch and age-appropriate strategies for promoting healthy child development.
Programming for the Girl – planning and presentation of programming through girl-centred approach.
Quick Start – overview of the goals and program areas of the program.
Putting the Pieces Together – helps Guiders develop a sense of her own leadership style, understand different models of leadership, increase her skills and confidence as a leader, and understand group dynamics and behaviour management to help coordinate a group of girls.

OAL Residential Training (All Day):

Getting outside, enjoying nature, and challenging ourselves are some of the best parts of the Guiding experience and are a central part of the Girl Guide philosophy and program. The Outdoor Activity Leadership program is designed to empower Guiders to undertake meaningful outdoor activities with girls in a variety of settings.


  • Leading
  • Planning
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Camp Life

Safe Guide (Morning)

  • Provides Unit Guiders with an understanding of the importance of the Safe Guide document and its related policies and procedures.
  • Is an overview of risk factors and risk levels, an understanding of the basic concepts of risk management and a process for assessing the risks of specific Guiding activities.

Safe Guide is a mandatory training for all Guiders. It must be completed within 6 months of a new Guider’s join date.

Financial Management (Afternoon)

Unit Treasurers will learn about the process of Financial Management and gain the opportunity to practice in a hands-on environment using the appropriate forms.


September 16, 2017
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First Mennonite Church
1305 Gordon Drive
Kelowna, BC Canada
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